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Fables nouvelles

1719
Etched by Claude Gillot (French, 1673–1722), Engraved by Nicolas Henri Tardieu (French, 1674–1749), Engraved by Charles Nicolas Cochin, père (French, 1688–1754), Engraved by Nicolas Etienne Edelinck (French, 1681–1767), Engraved by Charles Simonneau (French, 1645–1728), After Charles Antoine Coypel (French, 1694–1752), After Nicolas Vleughels (French, 1668–1737), After Jean Ranc (French, 1674–1735), After Bernard Picart (French, 1673–1733), After Jean-Baptiste Massé (French, 1687–1767), Author Antoine Houdar de La Motte (French, 1672–1731), Printer Jean-Baptiste Coignard (French, died in 1735), Publisher Grégoire Dupuis (French, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 594; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 3; Bibliothèque nationale, Inventaire 18th century, v. 10 (Gillot), nos. 31-98

Dimensions

Overall: 26.2 x 20.7 x 5 cm (10 5/16 x 8 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.854

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 103 etchings and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Jean Baptiste Coignard, for Grégoire Dupuis, 1719) Quarto; 204 leaves; 18th-century gilt-stamped brown calf.

Allegorical frontispiece; illustrations to fables.


Paris: Jean Baptiste Coignard, for Grégoire Dupuis, 1719

Provenance

G. Mathias, Paris, from whom purchased by MFA October 4, 1934.

Credit Line

Ellen Page Hall Fund